Events

Film Screening: A Place to Stand

Event Date: 
Friday, April 18, 2014 - 16:00 to 19:00

Please join the Harriman Institute and Columbia University Central and Eastern European (CUCEE) Club for the screening of A Place to Stand, a documentary film by Polish filmmaker Anna Ferens. The film will be presented by Anna Ferens, and the event will be moderated by Anna Frajlich, Senior Lecturer, Columbia University.

Beyond the Protests in Ukraine: How Strong are Popular Uprisings in Central and Eastern Europe?

Event Date: 
Monday, April 7, 2014 - 13:00 to 15:00

Please join the Columbia University Central and Eastern European Club (CUCEE) and the Harriman Institute for a conversation with Dr. Franc Trček (University of Ljubljana).

Dr. Trček is a distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of Ljubljana and a leading expert on dynamics of protest social movements.

European Big City At Home: Foreign Popular Culture in Belgrade Between the Wars

Event Date: 
Friday, March 14, 2014 - 19:15 to 21:15

European Big City At Home: Foreign Popular Culture in Belgrade Between the Wars

Please join the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center for the Njegos Endowment for Serbian Language and Culture lecture series with Jovana Babovic, U. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Serbian Language and Culture Lecture Series with Author Marija Sajkas

Event Date: 
Friday, February 21, 2014 - 19:15 to 21:15

Please join the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center for the Njegos Endowment for Serbian Language and Culture lecture series with Marija Sajkas, author of "Esther Jovnovich Scrapbook."

The novel is a fictional account of two immigrations, from Belgrade to New York in the 1930s and from New York to Belgrade in the 1990s.

EU Eastern Partnership, Neighborhood & EU Presidency

Event Date: 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 16:15 to 18:15
Please join the Harriman Institute and East Central European Center for a discussion with Minister Linas Linkevicius, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania. Minister Linas Linkevicius previously served as minister of National Defence from 1993-1996 and 2000-2004. Between 2005 until 2011 he was the Lithuanian Permanent Representative to NATO. In December 2012 he was appointed minister of Foreign Affairs.

Translating Eastern Europe

Event Date: 
Friday, January 31, 2014 - 16:00 to 18:30

Translating Eastern Europe

Friday, January 31, 2014

4:00pm-6:30pm

Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room (1219 IAB)

Please join the East Central European Center and Harriman Institute for an afternoon of readings and discussion. The literature of East Europe, during the Communist era and no less after 1989, refers to realities unfamiliar to North American readers and does so with idiosyncratic language. Its milieu and language pose a challenge to translate and to publish.

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